NB: Police identify man who drowns in duck hunting accident



A man is dead after drowning in central Nebraska.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says they recovered the body of a man from the Fremont Slough Wildlife Area near North Platte Monday morning.

The initial call was made Sunday night from the area. The caller told authorities a man was duck hunting and swam out to get a downed bird.

He reportedly went under and never surfaced.

Authorities have identified the victim as 21-year-old Brandan Freeman of North Platte.

The case is considered accidental and no foul play suspected.


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